NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Monday night for a woman who robbed a livery cab driver in the South Bronx.

The driver picked up the woman at 145th Street and Third Avenue, in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, around 11:10 p.m. Sunday, police said.

Once they arrived at 10 Richman Plaza east of the Major Deegan Expressway, the woman threatened the 28-year-old driver, assaulted him in an unspecified fashion, and ran off with an unknown amount of money, police said.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) and enter TIP577.

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